(1)Unless the agenda is revised by majority vote, the Commission will proceed through the agenda in order until the agenda is completed. The Commission may take action following presentation, public comment, and Commission discussion of those matters listed on the agenda. [Gov. Code §§ 11122, 11125 (a) and (b)]. The Commission will take a lunch recess at approximately 12:00 p.m.
(2)CLOSED SESSION may be called to discuss pending and/or potential litigation as permitted by Government Code section 11126 et seq. Conference with legal counsel to confer with and receive advice regarding pending litigation when discussion in open session would prejudice the position of the Commission. [Gov. Code § 11126(e)(1) & (e)(2)(A)]. The closed session is not open to the public. Commissioners will adjourn to an adjacent room for the closed session, and at the conclusion of the closed session the Commission will reconvene in open session to provide an account of any reportable events as required.
(a)Agenda items: The Chair will entertain public comment as the Commission takes up agenda items. Comments will be limited to three (3) minutes. Those individuals wishing to comment on agenda items should fill out the pink “Public Comment - Agenda Items” form and submit it to the Commission recording secretary.
(b)Public comment period for all items not on the agenda: Those persons wishing to address the Commission on items not on the agenda during the public comment period should fill out the yellow “Public Comment Form for Items Not on the Agenda” form and submit it to the Commission recording secretary.
(c)Written materials: Members of the public presenting written or graphic materials as part of their public comments to the Commission are requested to provide fourteen (8) copies to the Commission recording secretary.
Visual aids: Members of the public presenting visual aids (projected media) as part of their public comments to the Commission are requested to submit the material(s) to the Department of Parks and Recreation five (5) days prior to the scheduled meeting. The Department reserves the right to decline to show photographs that violate personal privacy (photos without a release from the person/people shown in the photograph) or other valid reason in the opinion of the Department and its legal counsel.